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ALLIANCE. BOX BUTTE COUNTY. NEBRASKA i THURSDAY, AUGUST 15,1912
Lumber Prices Reduced
Figure with us and we will show you
that our prices are as low as the very
lowest, and our lumber as good as the best
Dierks Lumber & Coal Company
BL B. Quible of Merriman, Nebr.,
on- of Cherry county's ranchman, an
old time acquaintance of Mr. and
Mrs. K. Reeves, was visiting in Alii-
-'v la!. Friday tortuuiu. .en-iUw.
C. L. Powell, two or three miles
north of Alliance, was one of the
farmers whose crops were injured by
tho hail week before last, ilia oats,
which were in fine shape before be
ing hit by the hail and promised u
big yield, were badly damaged, but
the corn is now 111 out pretty well
and will probably make a fair crop
E. von Hergen, traveling salesman
for the Carpenter Paper Co., well
known in Alliance where he has
many friends, writes The Herald a
post card from V. M. C. A. Camp.
Williams Hay, Wis., where he is
HHfflflllH his nimBMr vacation. " m
having a fine time," he says, and
"this is a very nice place i'r a va
cation.'' Miss Mari Howiuan, daughter of
landlord and Mrs. 11. A. Bowman
of Hotel Drake, arrived in Alliance
last Sunday morning from Dead wood,
S. Dak., where she recently graduat
ed from St. Joseph's Training School
for Nurses, as previously mentioned
in this paper. .Miss Hownian, we
are pleased to learn, will remain In
Alliance. She will spend a few weeks
as a vacation from study and the
work incident to her course Ht the
follow hr chosen profession.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hills will' leave
within a few days for J, ingle, Wyo.,
where they will remain several
weeks, and possibly permanently.
George has shipped his tools and
goes there to take charge of the
harness work at the big Davista
ranch near Lingle. He is a good
workman and will no doubt give sat
isfaction in his new position.
Mrs. Roy Heckuith is the recip
ient this week of a delightful visit
from tier parents and sister, Mr. and
.Mis. J. C. Howell and Miss Alberta
Howell, of Chicago. This is their
first visit in Alliance. Since leaving
home they have visited relatives at
Fremont, Cordon and Crawford, colu
mn from the last named place on 44
Monday. They will remain in Alli
ance about a week and return to
Chicago from here.
Mr. and Mis. Arthur Feagins of
Clcmnn came to Alliance last Satur
day on business and for a visit with
friends. They remained in the city
until the next day. Air. Feagins in
formed The Herald that lie lost eight
head of cattle and Mr. Petersen
thirteen in the wreck at C.rand is
land, mentioned in this paper last
week. They each had a car load
and as the number killed made a
car load, they combined wlv,tt they
had left after the wreck and shipped
in one car the balance of fb) way to
South Omaha. They were pic, i
with the promptness with which the
railroad coniiny settled their loss.
Harry Mason of Omaha spent Sun
day in this city.
' . i ,
J. C, LeClair, whose home is in
Seattle, was in Alliance the latter
pa1 of last week visiting friend
He left Sunday for his home.
Dr. and Mrs. Hand left yesterday
morning in their automobile for Chey
enne where they will take in the
Frontier Days' program.
Mr. and Mrs. l,oui9 Luft are the
owners of a fine Kurt .man player
piano which they purchased of the
Bennett Piano Company this week.
Mrs. F.lla Hubble accompanied by
her daughter Pay arrived home yes
terday morning from a visit at Col
orado Springs, Colo.
Mrs Frank Yeast left this wi.k
for her home at Bingham. She was
accompanied by her sister, Miss
Harry Betebenner went down to
Ravenna last Sunday morning on 42
for a visit with his parents who re
side at that place.
Big: Tlxree 3D gluts' Sale
HORSES and MULES
At the Stock Yards, Alliance, Nebraska,
Thursday, Friday Cenf OC 97 00
and Saturday OCpi. D, LI, 10
The bone market will bfl i better condition, our lat. -
Jiave been Arranged to not conflict with other western sales,
we will have the buyers here, and the salesmen who will dis
jKse of the stuff.
We want every ranehman and dealer or anybody else liav
log horses and mules to sell to list them for this sale. We will
have plenty of buyers here. Bring in your hois., and mules
We will .see that you ge a square deal.
1. ist them as soon as possible so that we can tfet a line on
what to advertise.
Commissions: Single horses and pairs, $2.00 each; 3
or more, $1.00 each
LESTER & SON
For further particulars phone 259
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Wildy and family
j of Hemingford were guests tit the
I home of Mr. and Mrs. VV. C. Mounts
i during the Chautauqua
Miss Delta M. Reeds uncle, K.
, Reed of Dee Moines, terminated his
visit to this part of the west (in
j Monday and took his departure for
Mrs. Ben Price of Hemingford and
. Mrs. Waisner of Sheridan, Wyo., who
I has been visiting her . mother. Mrs.
Ben Johnson of Hemingford, were1
among the number from out of town
i who attended the Alliance Chautau
G. W. Gillespie, who formerly re
Med in Alliance and worked for the
j railroad company but who has been
trying to find a better location, has
decided that it. isn't to be found. He
i arrived Sunday from eastern Nebras
ka and will go to work again here.
His wife will arrive soon.
Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Sht (don of
Marple drove down to Alliance Tues
day bringing the daughter and baby
, boy. While in the city Mr Sheldon
called at The Herald office to order
his name plat ed on our subs- ription
list, and informed us that everything
, is fine in their neighborhood.
Postmaster 1 K. Tash has joint J
tlie army of Ford automobile owie-rs
On Monday or this week he pare pa
ed a five passenger machiUi of the
Nebraska Hand 6 Auto Co. Sin e
making the purchase the Tash fain
ily have been giving it a good try
out. and it is needles to say they
are delighted with it.
F. M. Pnelpp of this city left for
Lincoln la.st Sunday morning ou 4'J
where he was a guest at the home
or liis brother. Adjutant General K
H fades. Mr Phelps also xlsited
with a brother from Reoria, Illinois,
who was in Lincoln Ht that time.
This was the first time the three
brothers had held a reunion ih twin
ty years. Mr. Phelps returned to
Alliatx. m 4:1 Monday noci.
On September 2, the German-English
parochial school will aaltr be
opened Further announcem will
appeer in The Herald pre- .
the opening or the school.
.Miae Nellie Baker, Am i-.- ,f
Rev. .7 s J)H"rT jffetit t ) ' v j
Monday "ihtJrnThy fur "a tu , w 'rtK'
visit with friends.
W. H. Grandstaff came up from
Spade on a contest case the first of
the week and remained a few day
helping Watson & Watson get Into
their new qunrters.
Misses Mayitie Rohner and Agnes
Adams of Carroll, Iowa, stopped in
Alliance the latter part of last week
to visit Miss Adams' brother. Thev
were on their' way to the coast.
Miss Anna Bun hell of Spalding.
Nebr., arrived Tuesday morning from
DeadWOOd where she bad been visit
ing her brother Tom, and is now a
guest at Hie Reardon home.
Rer, Titus l.ang lf( Monday for
Reward to take pari in the synod leal
convention of the Lutheran churches
of the Nebraska district, which be
gan in that city Anuiist 14th and
will continue until the 20th.
H. A. M:Millan of Strnsburger.
Nebr., who is an experienced plena
tuner in the employ of A. Ilospe.
Company of Omaha, was in Alliance
to do some work the latter part of
Mrs. R Simmons left last Satur
day for the east to purchase her
rail stock of millinery. She stopped
off at Lincoln where she lias three
brothers and a sister. Mrs Sim
tnoae frill make her purchases at St.
Mrs. Michael Klmore accompanied
by her son Michael stopped off in
Alliance Monday on their way from
New York to Gillette, Wyoming
They are former residents of this
city and are well known in this vi
cinity. C. A. Tully is one of The Herald
old stnndbys whose friendship con
sists in deeds more than word. He
showed his confidence in the papr
one day this week by leaving a five
dollar William at the office to apply
on subscription, setting his sub
abend to the latter part of 1014,
Kugeue Davis, owner of the Da
vista ranch at I. ingle. Wyo., passed
through Alliance Tue.-dav, en route
Item New York to Wyoming. He
was accompanied by Messrs. Albert
Cox and Chas Lilly pf Indianapolis,
1 who will be Mr Davis' ituests ;t
Davista ranch for a few days
P. ft. Hoskins Informs The Herald
that he expects his butter half home
I from her western trip not liner than
the -1st of this mouth He has word
from her that she has been having
a delightful trip, although she did
not. go to Honolulu as she had ex
pectod wh.11 she left Allinac e
Her, Titus laug spent Sunday at
Kdnemoni, where he held German
Lutheran services, returning Monday
Monday night he and Re Kgold.
pastor of the German Lutheran
church at Bcottabluff, left Alliance
General Reduction of $4.00
to $5.00 per M. has been made
Present margin allows bare cost of
handling. We have done this to pro
mote building in the Alliance territory
Wholesale prices are actually advancing
Forest Lumber Company
for Seward, where they went to at
tend the annual tynodlcei conference
of their church. Rev. Lggold 0MM
over from Scottsbluff on the fore
noon train Monday and was Rev.
l.ang'8 guest thnt rorenoon.
Mr. Gibson, who resides at Den
ver, waa visiting in our city last
Mrs Peter Peterson, who
in In JVuvev. arrive' In Allit
Terrible Calamity Befalls Family at
Morrill on Account of Rat
tlesnake In Hen's Nest
THREE DEATHS IN FAMILY!
Miss Uva mills arrived in Alliance
yesterday from Pacific .Junction tor
n visit with her sister. Miss Pearl
Herbert Blodgett came over
m m m
Miss Lulu Wilcox leB for
home in O'Neill last Monday.
hns been visiting friends
for the past month. Sh
panied by Leo Vaughn.
.1 II. Weideiihanier whose home is
in Galesburg, Illinois, is visiting with
his brother, w. It. vVeldeebatner, of
this (itv. He arrived Tuesday noon
nnd will remain about a week.
Ora K. Phillips of the Marsland
Mercantile company had business in
Alliance this week. He left for
home last evening driving a new
Ford touring car which he purchased i tiess, she
fl;).UghfttTT"1fWt - .C..H.I ij. .
ken, of McGrew, Nebraska, giving;
information in reuard to ,i terrible
calamity that happened to a family
residing at Morrill, resulting in the
death of three children.
A little girl put her hand under
a hen that was sitting ou a nest,
and drew It back exclaiming that a
snake had bitten her. The little boy
thinking that she was mistaken put
ills hand under Hie hen, and the rat
tlesnake that was In the nest bit
him also. They ran to the house
and told their mother that they had
been snake bitten. The mother was
so afrected by it that she Tainted
and lay in a swoon till the husband
arrived some time later. After she
had Tainted, another child, only three
: ears old, by some means upset a
tea kettle of boiling Water, fatally
When the husband arrived home
lie found the three children dead
.mil the mother still unconscious, al-
i!k uii uiien stie regained conscious-
of the Nebraska Land and Auto Co
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cant left on
Monday for Kansas City. Missouri,
for a visit with the former's par
ents. They will r main until the
first of next mouth.
Mrs. Drueing and son l?ft for
their home in Mullen the forepart of
this week. They were accompanied
by Miss Angelin Ware.
The guests of The Drake were en
tertained last Sunday night bv some
i client music furnished by Mrs. J,
T. Wiker at the piano, and Miss Al
concert was very
by those who had
w;ih able to tell what had
occurred. This is certninly a terri
ble calamity for the parents and will
excite the sympathy of all those who
learn of It.
Misses May, ILIm and Aunt New
berry lert for Kearney list Sunday
night for a ten days' visit with rela
tives and friends.
Hoy Gregg is the- owner of a new
Kurd runabout which he purchased
this week from the Nebraska Land
and Ante Company
The Girls' Pour
maX Friday at 4
Grace Johnson. Important business i
will be taken up. Also at :L30 the!
ladies' advisory board will meet with i
Last Saturday Miss Mary O'Keefej
received a telephone message from.
Mr. and Mrs. C A Burlew of Hni j
iniiford saying that they were going,
fcwa) on their vacation and inviting'
Miss O'Keefe to be a guest or their
son and daughter, Charles and Re-I
gina. Th.se young people will have1
harge of the store during the ah
s. me r their rather and mother
Miss Qlfatfa leO Sunday fur Hem
K. T Kibble returned last Satur
daj morning from Vork He reports
that ihre has been very dry weath-!
er in York and lie adjoinrug conn
ties, although local rains have brok
en tit - drought in some places. It !
Home localities the drought has bet it ,
so severe that the pastures tune
dried up and farmers are already
fettling their mock Rob rt Camp
bell, who accompanied Mr. Kibble ou
his trip to York, returned ia Ogal j
alia, Where they left their aulonio-
bile, ami brought it back to Alliance
Send your worn-out carpets to the
Lincoln Rug Factory. Lincoln Nebr.
vocallsT Their 1 hey will make them into rugs for
much appreciated i ,n" regular price and pay the freight
the pleasure of 0040 ways. This ofrer Is made rath
I er than put a solicitor in the terri-
, i tory. Write for price Ut and ship-
aVnure Club win j .! 'Jf
p.m. with Miss i l',,b
A. J. KENNEDY
-iutface io Alliance National Bank Ulk
Ill I I I I I I I I lM"M I !
Dr. JAS. P. HAXFIELD
OVER BRENNAN'S ORUG STORE
All Electrical Equipment
Evenings by Appointment
PHONE 525 RED
Office Upstairs, Fust National
Phone, Office 362
Phone, Residence 16